Brian Guthrie of Placerville has successfully completed California Highway Patrol cadet training. He was assigned to duty at the CHP’s Hayward area office.
Cadet training included vehicle patrol, accident investigation, first aid, apprehension and arrest of suspected violators, including those who drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Training also included traffic control, report writing, recovery of stolen vehicles, assisting the motoring public, issuing citations, emergency scene management and knowledge of various codes including the Vehicle Code, Penal Code, and Health and Safety Code.
Officer Guthrie was a 2002 graduate of Oak Ridge High School and worked in construction prior to joining the CHP.